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On TV today, Peggy Lee, Perry Como et al (1958)

January 25, 1958 - you do not want to miss Peggy Lee, Perry Como, Pat Boone & John W. Bubbles together at "The Perry Como Show"<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Peggy-Lee-Feverish-RVJ.jpg' alt='Peggy Lee -…

We remember Peggy Lee. ‘Feverish’

This day (January 21, 2002), in Los Angeles, California, died Norma Deloris Egstrom a.k.a. Peggy Lee, an American jazz and popular music singer.Tracklist : Is That All There Is? (1969) . Peggy Lee And Toots Thielemans - Makin'Whoopee . w/…

Judy and Peggy sing together (1963)

November 8, 1963 - they tape "The Judy Garland Show, Episode #13" - to be aired December 1st - with as guests: Peggy Lee, Jack Carter and Carl Reiner at the CBS studios in Burbank, California

Diana Krall’s Godmothers

To Celebrate Diana Krall, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday Diana - we have selected twelve ladies and twelve songs that Krall has covered afterwards. The "Diana Krall's Godmothers" are Julie London, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Betty…

We remember Bing Crosby. ‘Crosby Still Young’

This day (October 14, 1977), in La Moraleja, Alcobendas, died Bing Crosby, an American singer and actor.Digest Tracklist : I Love Paris . w/ Bette Midler - Accentuate the Positive (1977) . w/ David Bowie - Peace on Earth/Little Drummer…

Happy Birthday Julie Andrews. ‘Dame Julie’

This day (October 1st, 1935), in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, is born Julie Andrews, an English film and stage actress and singer.Digest Tracklist : Edelweiss . Delightful Story (2010) . Q&A – Breakfast At TiffanyS 50Th…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 06/12

Otis Redding, The Byrds, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Them, Small Faces, Joan Baez, Peggy Lee, Manfred Mann, The Beatles, The Yardbirds, Elvis Presley They are the " '60s Throwback'" performers selected among the 1670 Posts we publish…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Room (1985) . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) .…

This week In Singing Ladies 23/52

Annie Lennox, Whitney Houston, Karen Carpenter, Joan Baez, Natalie Cole, Alicia Keys, Brandy, Peggy Lee, Joss Stone, Diana Krall, Heart, Imelda May They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 353 Posts we publish this week. Here, they…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 02/12

The Who, The Beatles, Bill Haley, His Comets, The Byrds, Dionne Warwick, The Rolling Stones, Peggy Lee, Jefferson Airplane, Beach Boys, Cilla Black, Dusty Springfield, Sam Cooke, Chubby Checker They are the " '60s Throwback' " performers…

This week In Singing Ladies 01/52

Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Céline Dion, Peggy Lee, Tori Amos, Regina Spektor, Björk, Joni Mitchell, Beth Gibbons, Eva Cassidy, Annie Lennox, Chrissie Hynde They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 159 Posts we publish this week.…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday,…

Jazzed Christmas

From 'Al I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)' to 'Christmas Blues' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas'. It has Billy Eckstine, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee With Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires…

Her Wish List

From 'Thats What I Want For Christmas' to 'Give Me That Slow Knowing Smile' , we have mixed 17 'Ladies Song' tunes around the theme of 'Her Christmas List'. It has Randy Crawford, Barb Jungr, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Miss Platnum and many…

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong…

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington's composition 'The nearness of you', we have mixed 18 'Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington'. It has Vanya Borges, Mary…

I Wish I Could But I Can’t

From 'I Can't Stay Mad At You' to 'I Can't Get Started' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Soul, Blues,…' tunes around the theme of 'Things You Can't Do'. It has Skeeter Davis, Shirley Bassey, Jerry Lee Lewis, Connie McLean's Rythm Boys and many…